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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:19am | IP Logged

No...he is a literate for sure...as in, he was reading a newspaper(tamil one) when we approached him...Not being able to speak has nothing to do with not being able to speak English..I didn't understand what you were trying to say there...But being literate doesn't mean they have to know english...English is ONLY an optional language in India...And I too have been to both the places and I am afraid, I found Lucknow more seeped into hindi/local language, than this particular place in Tamilnadu...
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but khushi was doing job in AR company. how if she does not know english?

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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:21am | IP Logged
Originally posted by --sunshine--

Originally posted by poppy2009

I think her not knowing English very well / fluently is actually quite a realistic touch to her character!
 
It has nothing to do with the fact that she comes from Lucknow, rather with the fact that she comes from a lower-middle class background and has probably been educated in a hindi-medium school!
 
There are many people even in metropolis like Delhi and Mumbai who cannot speak fluent English or even understand it properly! English is a popular language in India, but it is not as widely spoken and understood as hindi! Especially in Northern parts of India like UP, Rajasthan and Bihar.
 
Khushi's awkwardness with the language adds an endearing touch to her character and brings out the contrast between her and the rather sophisticated ASR even more!
 


To contrast I agree but its not at all realistic according to me. These days english is compulsory till 10 and till then people know how to pronounce basic words :)
Even in hindi medium school  english is taught. so for me its not realistic cz being attached to NGO I have seen such stuff =]


@blue: WHAT???ShockedConfused...Which school are you talking about???

People do know basic english sometimes due to their exposure but still their tongue won't allow them to pronounce the words properly and sometimes awkwardness catches up too...I have so many friends who just came over from India who cannot even say 'sorry' without any accent...Understanding english, and pronouncing it are two COMPLETELY different things...

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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:24am | IP Logged
@Poppy: well to state board statement I agreeThumbs Up but in CBSE english is compulsory and in lucknow either CBSE or ICSE runs(My bestie us from that city) and well by chance I belong to Delhi only and here the scholls which dont teach english are non profit organisation schools or govt schools to depart compulsory education and there teachers themselves dont knw much english so better not to comment on teachersLOL but one thing I will tell if u go to these students and ask them to say baiyyyfraaand even they will pronounce it better.

Yeah they will comfortable with hindi but these days many words in hindi comprises of english onlyBig smile and boyfriend is such a common word that anyone can pronounce it without any problem

About sales personnal lemme tell u one of my 2 minute earlier incidentTongue just now I called delievery home and they dont have such fluent english that holds tru according to that my conversation with them but but they dont attkofy and dont repeat words 2 times

If u read my posts in this thread u will get to knw I am talking abt her attkofy thingEmbarrassed

And yeah everyone is not supposed to know well but I am talking of drawing that line only once they show they know english and once they show she dont knw. I am asking them for drawing uo the line

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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:25am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Kamalika..


No...he is a literate for sure...as in, he was reading a newspaper(tamil one) when we approached him...Not being able to speak has nothing to do with not being able to speak English..I didn't understand what you were trying to say there...But being literate doesn't mean they have to know english...English is ONLY an optional language in India...And I too have been to both the places and I am afraid, I found Lucknow more seeped into hindi/local language, than this particular place in Tamilnadu...
but khushi was doing job in AR company. how if she does not know english?
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She doesn know basic english...Only she cannot speak in that language...Also who said you need to know english to work in AR company or any company for that matter???

There are tons of Indians and Chineese who work in America who cannot speak decent english, but still manage to write emails and get their point across...They struggle for sure but still their placement in the company isn't based on their knowledge of spoken English...

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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:33am | IP Logged
@Cricket fan: I have already covered my points while answering to poppy which u want to ask me =]
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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:34am | IP Logged
Originally posted by Kamalika..


I agree and honestly can not understand those who would disagree,would not even like to.

Its not at all necessary that someone who does not know english is dumb.

Can't believe I actually had to write something so obvious here.


the problem is not that she does not know english. problem is she worked for ASR group of company as lavanya's assistance. how could she was doing job if she does not know english?Confused
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actually la hired khushi not because she was perfect for the job, if u remember the old episode there was a PR more better and competent than khushi but la was jealous of her coz ASR praised her on first day of work so in anger la fired the gal and hired coz she was imperfect... 


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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:35am | IP Logged
I think Kushi's English pronounciations are realistic and do not equate her to being dumb.
 
She is obviously educated but probably in a Hindi-medium school. She obviously must have studied English atleast as a second language and she is probably well versed in reading and writing as well as understanding the language (since she seemed capable of working in AR company).
 
However, her speech and pronouciations are not perfect because she probably never had to speak English on a day-to-day basis. Also her pronounciations can be influenced by the people she interacted with from her childhood and the locality she lived in.

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Posted: 20 September 2011 at 6:35am | IP Logged
Originally posted by --sunshine--


About sales personnal lemme tell u one of my 2 minute earlier incidentTongue just now I called delievery home and they dont have such fluent english that holds tru according to that my conversation with them but but they dont attkofy and dont repeat words 2 times

If u read my posts in this thread u will get to knw I am talking abt her attkofy thingEmbarrassed
Yes...Yes...I agree with the specific point you mentioned!Smile
 
I have only started watching the show recently, hence I don't know much about Khushi's character or how she behaved earlier! Its just that, from the time I started watching IPKKND, I found Khushi not being able to speak English well to be very reasonable, since it went very well with the character she is portarying nowadays!
 
I actually did not even know that Khushi worked in ASR's Office!Shocked I need to read the old updates and watch the videos! This sounds interesting!

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